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    Vinyl Records Get Their Own Stock Market, Thanks to Discogs and RBMA

    Discogs and Red Bull Music Academy (RBMA) have teamed up for Vinyl Marketwatch, a new site that tracks vinyl record prices. Described on the new project's website as "an collaborative ongoing experiment" between the two companies, the Vinyl Marketwatch is like a tongue-in-cheek stock exchange for vinyl aficionados.
  • 26th Annual Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony - Show

    Sinéad O'Connor, Tom Waits and More Contribute to Blind Willie Johnson Tribute Album

    Alligator Records has announced the release of God Don't Never Change: The Songs of Blind Willie Johnson. Sinéad O'Connor, Tom Waits, Lucinda William and a number of other artists have contributed newly recorded versions of the iconic slide guitarist and vocalist's seminal material to the tribute compilation which is due out February 26th.
  • Stores Stay Open For Sunday Shopping Before Christmas

    The Shins’ ‘Wonderful Christmastime’ Cover Ousts Mariah Carey’s Classic as Top Mall Song

    'Tis the season for everything holly and jolly, especially when it comes to the radio airwaves and shopping mall stereos. PlayNetwork, the company that compiles in-store playlists for over 400 brands, has shared a list of the top 20 songs that will be on repeat in stores all holiday season long. After dominating the No. 1 spot on PlayNetwork's list every year since 1994, Mariah Carey's classic, "All I Want for Christmas," has been ousted by The Shins' cover of Sir Paul McCartney's "Wonderful Christmastime."
  • WOMAD - Day 1

    Robert Plant, Kindness, Tinariwen, More Contribute New Tracks for Charity Album for Refugees

    Former Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant have teamed-up with the British Red Cross for a charity album that aims to shine the spotlight on real-life experiences of refugees and asylum seekers in the U.K. and around the world, while also raising funds for the cause. The album, entitled 'The Long Road', also features tracks from Tinariwen, Kindness, Scroobius Pip and the Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars and is being produced by Ethan Johns. 'The Long Road' is due out March 4 2016 and is available for pre-order this week.
  • Actress Jennifer Hudson - 'The Color Purple' Broadway Opening Night

    'Color Purple' Star Jennifer Hudson Heats Up 'Late Show with Stephen Colbert' [WATCH]

    We definitely want to "Push Da Button" to see and hear what singer/actress Jennifer Hudson has been up to lately! The "If This Isn't Love" singer recently joined the 'The Color Purple' Broadway revival as the sultry Shug Avery (originally played by Margaret Avery in the movie version) and she showed off those powerful pipes last night on 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert' with a toe-tapping rendition of Shug's memorable hit.
  • 2014 Tibet House Benefit Concert

    FKA Twigs, Iggy Pop, Philip Glass, Sharon Jones and More to Play Tibet House Benefit Concert

    The 26th annual Tibet House Benefit Concert is scheduled to take over New York City's Carnegie Hall on February 22, 2016 and the initial lineup has just been announced. As usual, this coming year's lineup is pretty musically diverse including former Stooges frontman Iggy Pop, contemporary minimalist composer Philip Glass, funk and soul revival pioneer Sharon Jones, FKA Twigs, Basia Bulat and Dechen Shak-Dagsay and Helge van Dyk.
  • St. Germain

    St. Germain Announces 2016 Spring North American Tour

    Ludovic Navarre, known to many by his music moniker as St. Germain has announced the first wave of 2016 spring North American tour dates. On the heels of his first full-length in 15 years, the French producer and live musician has been touring across Europe over the past couple months and will continue to do so through November, but is gearing up to bring the band over to the United States for the first time in nearly a decade.
  • Sammy Davis Jnr

    Sammy Davis Jr. Biopic Movie, TV Series & Documentary in the Works

    The Rat Pack star, Sammy Davis Jr. will have his life story told on the big screen in an upcoming biopic that's currently in development. Rolling Out reported that the story of the late entertainer, who excelled as an actor, singer, dancer and comedian, will be told in a documentary film, based on the 2008 Matt Birkbeck biography of Davis, entitled Deconstructing Sammy. Byron Allen Entertainment Studios acquired the rights to the story and is now in the process of turning the story into a script fit for the big screen and also a TV series.
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